News from the site: Place Jourdan in Brussels

The first phase of the refurbishment of 'Place Jourdan' in Etterbeek is progressing well. This phase is focusing on the road and sidewalks in the extension of the 'rue Froissart'. A second phase will start mid-March and focuses on the centre of the square. A part of the parkings on the square will be transferred to the newly renovated ‘Jourdan 1’ underground parking in 'avenue de Maelbeek' within walking distance from the 'Place Jourdan'. More info on our project page.

News from the site: 'Spiegelplein / Place du Miroir' in Brussels

Despite the cold and snowy weather conditions, the assembly of the new entrance pavilion for the underground parking at 'Spiegelplein / Place du Miroir' in Jette (Brussels) went smoothly. We thank Felicien Thiry for the pictures. More information on the project page.

First stone ceremony for Bio-Accelerator FSVM II - Ghent

The first stone ceremony of the new Bio-Accelerator in Ghent has been held on March 6th! Flemish Minister Philippe Muyters: "With this important investment in new state-of-the-art infrastructure, VIB and Ghent University ensure that our top researchers can continue to make important breakthroughs. Their achievements are, after all, the reason that Flanders is internationally renowned for its high-quality biotech research and a proactive approach to translate the research results into economic and social added value. This can count as a business card!" The UGent-VIB Research Building FSVM II, named after Ghent biotech pioneers Fiers, Schell and Van Montagu, will be physically connected to the

Sum meets Agoria

Our president, Paul Lievevrouw, was invited as the keynote speaker for a high-level lunch at the Agoria Building & urban Technology Club. After a short presentation of the office and our current projects we had the opportunity exchange ideas about the organization of architecture practices nowadays and the integration of new technologies. A warm thank you to Agoria - and more specifically to Sylvie Kedzierski - for the perfect organization!

New spatial vision for 'Vlaams-Brabant'

The new spatial vision for 'Vlaams-Brabant' has been adopted by the provincial council. This key memorandum is the result of an intensive participation trajectory with various number of stakeholders. The main challenges in this new spatial vision are climate change and energy, demography, ecosystems, mobility and economic development. With the cultural landscape as main principle we developed seven strategies to tackle the upcoming challenges. The key memorandum is available on (in dutch).

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